For the most up-to-date list of all Sue Anns activities, visit the calendar page at www. Odelia's search for the truth takes her from southern California strip malls to the world of live web-cam porn to the ritzy enclave of Corona del Mar. I loved this positive role model for women of any size and of any age. The primary police officer on the case was sm This book was a free kindle download and I had never heard of it, so I didn't come into it with any particular expectations. And there was also a good whodunit tossed in the mix as well! But it just wasn't terribly enjoyable.
I am angry and sad and am going to go sit in the corner for awhile and cry while the rest of the world just carries on. The storyline was engaging and I read the book straight through because I didn't want to put it down. Jaffarian's a new sharpshooter in crime fiction, so set your sights on this Odelia Grey mystery for a tightly coiled intrigue that targets a sexy shocker. Odelia's cherished friend and mentor in the plus-sized world has committed suicide. And then there''s her knack for being in close proximity to dead people. I had seen that look before.
Zee to Odelia in Too Big to Miss. Nothing really sat with me well, until I just started eating some protein chicken, beef, pork, fish, etc and one or 2 sides consisting of either salad or veggies. One of the things I'm trying to accomplish in my 28 Day Challenge is to adjust my relationship to and with food. The mystery itself doesn't begin right away but I enjoyed getting to know Odelia, Gary and the cast of characters as they discover that there is a mystery to be solved and how they respond once they know. Odelia's definitely worth her weight in reading enjoyment. I have picked up, started, put down this series many times. But when Sophie sits down in front of a webcam, puts a gun in her mouth, and commits suicide, the bottom drops out of Odelia's life.
In fact, after I bought a copy of her book and had her sign it for me, I won another during a lecture she was giving. Having someone else to talk to is has also been helpful for me. Beautifully plotted and carefully crafted, this is a marvelous start to an exciting new series. Along the way she is surprised by all the unknown details of the secret life Sophie had been living for years. Diets always began on Monday, so why couldn't other improvements? Like a dead fish wrapped in clean white butcher paper, the covering kept your hands from being soiled but could not stop the stink. It's more likely to be pizza, mac 'n cheese, pie, or ice cream. Sophie was a survivor, a beacon of light to women of size, not a despondent victim.
When her close friend Sophie London commits suicide in front of an online web-cam by putting a gun in her mouth and pulling the trigger, Odelia's life is changed forever. Suspecting foul play, Odelia is determined to get to the bottom of her friends death. This is one of the best cozies I have ever read. I think you should go ahead and give it a shot. The characters are well developed and felt like old friends. Most of the ickier bits the death is a gritty one that's revisited through retrieved screen captures I skimmed over. I devoured this in one day.
Wow, Was I surprised by this book! I loved that she is plus sized. I tried the plant based diet. Odelia Grey, the main protagonist in my Odelia Grey mystery series, is an emotional eater. This makes Odelia the opposite of strong and confident in her skin. At least in my fantasy world. I became one of them as Ophelia searched for answers regarding her friend's suicide.
I devoured this in one day. She lives in Los Angeles with her cats. This humorous, snappy mystery is the first in a series featuring unforgettable amateur sleuth Odelia Grey. I loved it and will absolutely be reading this series. Shop Worldwide: » » Order of Sue Ann Jaffarian Books Welcome to OrderofBooks.
I just saw it at the library and decided to try it on a whim. That is, we are doing the same thing as Google, only within the framework of one subject. Then Odelia discovers that her friend had many secrets in her life, each more shocking than the next! I liked the main and secondary characters - many seem the kind of people you usually meet -, the humour, the focus on a variety of feelings and emotions that surpasses the romantic couple. I was just me, a middle-aged, overweight, nosy woman. She was weak, pathetic and dare I say it, ridiculous because of her size. In order to do that, she's always looked to her friend Sophie London, a plus-sized activist, to be her inspiration.
It seemed natural, new beginnings on a Monday. I was quite pleasantly surprised - this was a fun read. A never-married, middle-aged, plus-sized woman who makes no excuses for her weight, she's not super woman just a mere mortal standing on the precipice of menopause, trying to cruise in an ill-fitting bra. Another thing I enjoyed was the relationship between the amateur detectives and the police. Our author is a fan of the details. Like the character Odelia Grey, Sue Ann Jaffarian is a middle-aged, plus-sized paralegal. Odelia is stunned by Sophie's death and begins investigating the twists and turns that led to the suicide.